201 Ann Uccello St.
Hartford, CT 06103
Hartford’s lively, unpretentious Tavern Downtown makes a fantastic setting for a bachelor party. If you’re planning a large get-together, it offers a number of different open bar packages for the event. But if it’s just for a few friends, you may opt to have a private “hoppy hour” with half-price drinks anytime 4 – 10 p.m. Either way, The Tavern will set you up nicely with over a hundred draft and bottled beers, from local specialties like Two Roads and Stony Creek to international brews like Smithwick’s and Unibroue.
131 Commercial Parkway
Branford, CT 06405
The staff of the Branford billiards hall and sports bar Cue & Brew has plenty of experience over the years hosting bachelor parties. There are a variety of food, drink and pool packages that cater to whatever you have in mind. Celebrate with a bountiful buffet filled with appetizers, salads and pasta dishes. Help the man of honor work out his pre-wedding jitters with some friendly rounds of pool.
1227 Chapel St.
New Haven, CT 06511
Rudy’s has likely been home to dozens of bachelor parties in its eight decade existence, both at its original Elm Street location and its current location on Chapel Street. The new Rudy’s has plenty of space for your celebration, and a superb beer selection to make it a great one. It specializes in Belgian ales, of which it has several different bottles, and its draft list includes craft brews from all over the country. Your party won’t be complete without Rudy’s famous frites, which are available with sauces ranging from pesto mayo to parmesan peppercorn.
179 Center St.
Wallingford, CT 06492
Jake’s Tavern has plenty of room for your gathering, including a pub room, a dance room, a larger bar room in back, as well as an outdoor patio. If you’re planning on a large group of guys at the party, the best option may be to rent the second floor room which comes with several couches, tables and its own private bar. Jake’s will make the night extra special with its impressive offering of liquors, wine, a dozen different martinis and several unique cocktails. Its beer list includes a number of rare brews imported from all over Europe.
350 Asylum St.
Hartford, CT 06103
Hartford’s premier blues and barbeque joint provides the perfect setting for a festive sendoff to singlehood. It’s easy to let loose at Black Eyed Sally’s, which expertly simulates the look and feel of a bustling Memphis or New Orleans nightclub. It has plenty of refreshing beers and cocktails to go with Southern favorites from pulled pork sandwiches and ribs to jambalaya and shrimp and grits. You may either book a private party, or simply show up and enjoy the live jazz and blues bands that play almost every night.